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The Book of Cthulhu

My Lovecraftian tale “Lost Stars” has been reprinted in  The Book of Cthulhu (Night Shade Books).

 

“Lost Stars” originally appeared in my Mythos collection Strange Stars & Alien Shadows (Lindisfarne Press 2003).  The story introduced Ammutseba, my Lovecraftian “goddess” whose cult appears (with permission) in the role-playing sourcebook Secrets of Kenya (Chaosium 2006). 

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Night Shade Books

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The Worms Remember (2001)

Trade paperback collection of mostly Lovecraftian poems -- over one hundred pages of eldritch verse with many originals.  Edited by Joseph S. Pulver Jr., with introduction by Robert M. Price and illustrations by Ken Withrow. 

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Elder Signs Press

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In the Yaddith Time

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In the Yaddith Time

A 36 sonnet narrative sequence inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s  famous “Fungi From Yuggoth” sonnet cycle, combining Cthulhu Mythos horror and science fiction in a haunting -- and haunted -- journey from Mars to the farthest reaches of our universe and its ultimate fate.

54 pages perfect bound, with full color cover and atmospheric interior illustrations by Steve Lines.  Introduction by noted author and poet Richard L. Tierney.

IN THE YADDITH TIME confirms Ann K. Schwader's standing as one of the leading weird poets of our time. The deftness, panache, and verbal witchery of her sonnets compares well with Lovecraft's own FUNGI FROM YUGGOTH cycle, evoking a sense of cosmic terror that Lovecraft would have richly enjoyed."  -- S.T. Joshi --


Ann K. Schwader pays expert tribute to H.P. Lovecraft's Fungi From Yuggoth poetry collection even as she puts her own updated stamp on the Man from Providence's horrific cosmology.  In contrast to HPL's 1926 volume, the 36 sonnets here deliver a truly unified narrative -- a stark and gorgeously chilling SF/horror blending of epic proportions."  -- Jim Lee, Tales of the Talisman review  (Volume 4, Issue 1)  4.5 out of 5 Talismans!

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I have three Lovecraftian poems in The Tindalos Cycle (Hippocampus Press), edited by Robert M. Price with illustrations by Thomas S. Brown.

 

One of these, "The Shore of Madness", received an Honorable Mention by editor Ellen Datlow in Best Horror of the Year Vol. 3.

 The full table of contents is available here.

Hippocampus Press

Reviewed by Don D'Ammassa (scroll down)

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Strange Stars & Alien Shadows: The Dark Fiction of Ann K. Schwader (Hardcover) Copies are still available from:

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Secrets of Kenya

Secrets of Kenya by David Conyers, a 1920s-1930s sourcebook for the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game, has just been published by Chaosium. This sourcebook covers British East Africa during this period -- and includes my dark Mythos creation Ammutseba, who first appeared in "Lost Stars" (STRANGE STARS & ALIEN SHADOWS, 2003).

 

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My speculative/Lovecraftian Mythos poem "The Darkness Whispers" appears in Retro Spec: Tales of Fantasy & Nostalgia (Raven Electrick Ink), available now from Amazon.com & bn.com.

 

The full table of contents is available here:

Retro Spec

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The Weird Sonneteers Anamnesis Press (2000)

Trade paperback collection of speculative fiction sonnets by Keith Allen Daniels, Jerry H. Jenkins, and Ann K. Schwader. 

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